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Michael Jackson The Legacy Tour: Ballina

Direct from The United States. Legacy, the world’s greatest tribute to the world’s greatest entertainer, Michael Jackson. William Hall becomes the King of Pop when he hits the stage with his full scale production of Michael Jackson The Legacy Tour. The show, produced and endorsed by previous members of Michael Jackson’s crew, is a visual and musical voyage through the artistic life of the 20th Century’s most respected and idolised entertainer. The choreographed dance moves, live band and multi-faceted light show promises to repeat the Michael Jackson experience. With international shows across Europe, Russia, the United States, Australia and New Zealand, William Hall is as close as you will get to experiencing the King of Pop.
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Elvis An American Trilogy: Ballina

Elvis An American Trilogy covers the three generations of Elvis with sincerity and sophistication. The show begins with Vic Trevino Junior who embodies the Rockabilly sound and raw dance moves of the young and dynamic Elvis. Gino Monopoli then recreates the movie years, with the costumes, songs and Hollywood influence that brought Elvis to the big screen. Greg Miller channels Elvis in the famous White Eagle jumpsuit, meticulously recreating the sound and the nuances that made Elvis the most recognisable figure in history. With their full live band and choir, Vic, Gino and Greg recreate the Elvis experience like you’ve never seen before. Back by popular demand, August 2018 marks the return of Elvis An American Trilogy, the third return in two years for three of the world’s leading Elvis tribute artists.
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Ballina Prawn Festival

Set on the banks of the glorious Richmond River, the Ballina Prawn Festival is a whole day and night of fun, laughter and community. From tasting delicious sizzling prawns, mingling amongst buzzing crowds, or taking an exhilarating spin on amusement rides, the Ballina Prawn Festival delights young and old. This quirky celebration of rich local heritage has a raft of unique, often hilarious and very entertaining activities where audience participation is warmly encouraged, such as the hilarious Las Balsas Raft Race, sandcastle building, a skateboard competition, and speed prawn shelling. The Ballina Prawn Festival is a quintessential Aussie event and a wonderful celebration of the laid-back Ballina lifestyle, and brings together thousands of local residents and visitors from throughout the Northern Rivers and beyond.
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Byron Bay International Film Festival

A celebration of the world's best cutting-edge films that symbolise diversity, inclusion, authenticity, and evolution. Entertaining, inspiring and thought-provoking, the festival showcases the cultural melting pot that is Byron Bay and its avid film community. Screening over 10 days, the festival's relaxed and progressive vibe attracts local and international filmmakers who come to soak up the action alongside thousands of cultural tourists and film lovers.
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Splendour In The Grass

Splendour In The Grass creates its own community in Byron Bay for a July weekend that is an exciting mix of contemporary performing arts. Past headline acts have included Coldplay, The Strokes, Kanye West, Arctic Monkeys, Devo, Mumford and Sons, and Bloc Party. Loved by music fans as much as by musicians, the festival offers plenty of other attractions beyond the main stages including craft markets, food stalls, an on-site mini shopping mall, and the Little Splendour children's festival.
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